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Rosyth councillor calls for public meeting over fish factory plans

22 Oct 2014 16:45

ROSYTH councillor Mike Shirkie has demanded that the operators of a proposed fish factory in the town hold a public meeting to outline their plans.

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Roadworks set to close A985 between Cairneyhill and Kincardine

22 Oct 2014 16:00

COMMUTERS using the A985 between Cairneyhill and Kincardine face disruption next week as roadworks are set to take place.

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RBS Inverkeithing branch set to close in January

22 Oct 2014 15:00

RBS CUSTOMERS in Inverkeithing will have to find alternative branches to do their banking in after the announcement that the High Street branch is set to close in January.

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More funding for communities near landfill sites

22 Oct 2014 14:30 • Nicola Scrimgeour

FIFE communities near landfill sites will reap the benefits from increased funding under plans outlined by finance secretary John Swinney.

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Former Pars owner's firm to be wound up

22 Oct 2014 12:00 • Siew Peng Lee

THE former owner of Dunfermline Athletic faces bankruptcy with his company set to be wound up.

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The Week in Pictures (16th October)

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Juniors veteran steps down after almost 60 years

A WELL-KNOWN face in junior football has decided to take a deserved retirement, stepping down from his duties after dedicating most of his life to the sport.

Pittencrieff Park has record-breaking summer

Duloch kids raid their kitchens for foodbank

New chapter for Commercial kids

Pars help kids get healthy at Harvester

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Learner bikers face 23-mile detour after new bridge ban

LEARNER bikers have slammed restrictions for the new Queensferry Crossing which will see the majority forced to travel an extra 23 miles to cross the river at Kincardine.

Bag charges from 20th October

Six West Fife sites taken off FIFEplan

Glowing report for Masterton Primary

£380,000 to repair West Fife's potholes

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'Sick' robbers steal from baby's grave

A DEVASTATED Inverkeithing woman who lost her daughter when she was just days old has spoken of the “sickening” theft from her baby’s gravestone in Hillend Cemetery.

Inverkeithing residents hacked off over broadband

Fife fund will help tackle derelict land

13th walk was lucky for Rotary club!

'I'm sick of the sneers when I say I'm from Inverkeithing'

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Gill relishes Mount Kenya charity trek

TREKKING over the second- highest peak in Africa will present Dalgety Bay mum Gill Baird with a slightly different challenge from climbing Arthur’s Seat.

'No delay' in £10m Dalgety Bay radioactive beach clean-up

Families aim to raise £150,000 for Dalgety Bay playpark

Aldi plans for Bay under threat

Sign up for Rotary charity walk

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Fife Flyers 'rink pink' event raises £7000 for Breast Cancer Care

22 Oct 2014 15:30 • Ross Hart

AN EVENT held by Fife Flyers in aid of Breast Cancer Care raised a whopping £7000 last Friday.

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Juniors veteran steps down after almost 60 years

22 Oct 2014 09:30 • Nicola Scrimgeour

A WELL-KNOWN face in junior football has decided to take a deserved retirement, stepping down from his duties after dedicating most of his life to the sport.

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Clubbing together to keep bowls in village

21 Oct 2014 15:30

VALLEYFIELD Bowling Club faced a “struggle to survive” after a nightmare start to the season left them without any premises.

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Knockhill to mark McRae anniversary with rally challenge

21 Oct 2014 09:30

KNOCKHILL, Scotland’s National Motor Sport Centre, has announced a special rally festival event taking place in May next year to mark the 20th anniversary of the late, great Colin McRae winning the World Rally Championship in 1995.

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On the Money: Change in pension tax

19 Oct 2014 08:30

AT THE Tory Party Conference the other week, George Osborne announced the removal of the 55 per cent tax charge that applies to certain pension death benefits. This is not unexpected. The government already confirmed that unchanged, this tax charge would be too high when the new pension freedoms are introduced from April 2015.

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Ross 'Teddy' Craig: The success of Hamilton Academical is a model for other clubs to follow

17 Oct 2014 08:30

AS I write this, Hamilton Accies sit atop the Scottish Premiership table. This should be a sight that encourages fans of clubs like the Pars, rather than bewilders. The words of the Accies chairman after the final whistle at Celtic Park should also be something that offers inspiration to fans and club directors alike across Scotland. He pointed out that at the end of the match, Accies had eight players on the pitch who had come through their academy.

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Ross 'Teddy' Craig: Is this the end of 'Typical Scotland'?

16 Oct 2014 13:08

HOPEFULLY, a few years from now, we’ll have had to radically rethink what we mean by, “typical Scotland”, when referring to the national team. So far the signs are good that it’s a possibility. After all, the tag “typical Scotland” certainly didn’t apply to the two matches played recently by Gordon Strachan’s men.

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Shouting the odds: Back defences to come out on top as Dunfermline Athletic take on Forfar Athletic

16 Oct 2014 08:30

THE domestic season is back after the international mini-break and in Division One it is a top-of-the-table clash as Dunfermline host Forfar on Saturday afternoon.

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Review: The Full Monty

9 Oct 2014 11:05 • Hayley Parr

THE HILARITY leaked out into the foyer leaving Alhambra’s first showing of Simon Beufoy’s The Full Monty.

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Jobs in Aberdeen are a mouse click nearer

15 Sep 2014 14:22

Anyone struggling to find a job in Aberdeen may look askance at the idea that the Granity City is a boom town these days, but in real terms - measured against a UK jobs market in the doldrums - it’s still a city of wealth and opportunity. There are the usual stories which abound across Scotland of projects stalled or scaled back, but the overall trend is steady growth - and often of the kind that needs a regular infusion of talent from a readymade local pool of talent.

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Some Scary People coming to Dunfermline Live

12 Sep 2014 09:30 • Gary Fitzpatrick

ONE of Scotland's most exciting new bands Scary People are coming here for the first for the Dunfermline Live festival. Singer Dan Forouhar talks about working as a tech with The View to going centre stage and admits it was nerve-wracking.

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